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Thursday, August 27, 2015


Award-Winning Literature

The 2013 awards for books, videos and audiobooks for children and young adults were announced by the American Library Association (http://www.ala.org) at its MidWinter meeting in January 2013.  Here are the winners and honor recipients in all categories.
* In the Kenmore Library Collection

newberyNewbery Award – for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature.

 Newbery Award

the one ivan The One and Only Ivan / Katherine Applegate

Newbery Honor Books:
Splendors and Glooms / Laura Amy Schlitz
Bomb: The Race to Build-and Steal-the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon / Steve Sheinkin
Three Times Lucky / Sheila Turnage
CaldecottCaldecott Award -- for the most distinguished American picture book for children.
 this in not my hat This Is Not My Hat / Jon Klassen

Caldecott Honor Books:
Creepy Carrots / illustrated by Peter Brown, written by Aaron Reynolds
Extra Yarn / illustrated by Jon Klassen, written by Mac Barnett
Green / illustrated and written by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
One Cool Friend / illustrated by David Small, written by Toni Buzzeo
Sleep Like a Tiger / illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Mary Logue
KingCoretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Book Awards — recognizing an African American author of outstanding books for children and young adults.
Corretta Scott King   Author Award Winner
Andrea Davis Pinkey, author of Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America.
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books:
Jacqueline Woodson, author of Each Kindness, illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Vaunda Micheaux, author of No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Micheaux
Corretta Scott King 2 Illustrator Award Winner
Bryan Collier, illustrator of I, Too, Am American.

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books:
Daniel Minter, illustrator of Ellen’s Broom, written by Kelly Starling Lyons
Christopher Myers, illustrator and author of H. O. R. S. E.
Kadir Nelson, illustrator of I Have a Dream:  Martin Luther King Jr., written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
  Michael L. Printz Award  -- for excellence in literature written for young adults
printz   In Darkness / Nick Lake

Printz Honor Books:
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe / Benjamin Alire Saenz
Code Name Verity / Elizabeth Wein
Dodger / Terry Pratchett
The White Bicycle / Beverley Brenna

Pura   Pura Belpre Award -- honoring Latino authors and illustrators whose work best portrays, affirms and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in children's books.
Belpre Author Award
Aristotle and Dante Disc   Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe / Benjamin Alire Saenz
Belpre Illustrator Award
 Belpre 2     Martin de Porres:  The Rose in the Desert / David Diaz 
Belpre’ Honor Books:
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano / Sonia Manz
  Odyssey Seal image    Odyssey Award -- first-ever award for excellence in audiobook production
Odyssey   The Fault in Our Stars / John Green

Odyssey Honor Titles:
Artemis Fowl:  The Last Guardian / Eoin Colfer, narrated by Nathaniel Parker and produced by Listening Library
Ghost Knight / Cornelia Funke, narrated by Elliot Hill and produced by Listening Library
Monstrous Beauty / Elizabeth Fama, narrated by Katherine Kellgren

Last Modified on September 13, 2013